Day: February 22, 2017

On the Media on KHNS

Listen for On the Media on KHNS, Wednesdays at 10am. On The Media is the program for people eager to challenge their assumptions. Every week, it uses the media as a magnifying glass to reveal the deeper truths behind the daily onslaught of information. Hosted by veteran reporters Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield, the Peabody-award winning On the Media is notable for its wry tone, lively pace, and singular insights about the stories we tell ourselves. On the Media airs on KHNS Wednesdays at 10am starting in...

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To save money, Haines School makes changes to music program

The music department is the first to feel the effects of the Haines School District’s shrinking budget for next year. One teaching position has already been eliminated to save money. According to Superintendent Tony Habra, Jason Muccino, the music teacher for grades 5-12, resigned. Muccino has been at the school two years. Habra says that position has been eliminated to save money in the budget. Because of declining enrollment, the school is expected to see decreased state funding in the coming year. They’re anticipating about a $364,000 budget shortfall in FY18. How the loss of Muccino’s position will...

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KHNS Community Advisory Board Meeting

The next meeting of the KHNS Community Advisory Board is: Wednesday, March 1st at 5pm Meetings take place in the Chilkat Center Boardroom.  The public is welcome to attend or call in to these meetings.  If you need to call in, please call KHNS at 766-2020 or 983-2853 in advance. You can find more information about the CAB here: ...

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KHNS News – Feb. 22, 2017 State to hold meetings on evaluation process for controversial water protections; To save money, Haines School makes changes to music program; Second resident appeals Haines resource extraction...

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Second resident appeals Haines resource extraction permit

A Haines developer’s plans to ‘intensify’ resource extraction work above Young Road and Skyline Drive are facing another challenge. Earlier this month, the planning commission approved Roger Schnabel’s request for a conditional use permit. Schnabel wants to use drilling and blasting to extract about 7,500 cubic yards of rock from his 65-acre property. He plans to sell the material to the contractors building the small boat harbor expansion. Schnabel already has a permit for clearing, grubbing and blasting on the property, which he has stated he plans to develop into a residential subdivision in the future. Schnabel needed another...

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